bun`co or bun`ko
1. A swindle in which an unsuspecting person is cheated; a confidence game.
2. A parlor game played in teams with three dice.
3. A winning throw in the above game; three of a kind of a specified number.
Source: The Bunko Book by Steven Pratt
The first Monday of every month I get together with a bunch of girlfriends and play bunco. What's bunco you say? It's a dice game, played in teams of two with usually 12 people. It's a little hard to explain, so if you really want to see the rules, how to play, etc, go visit buncorules.com for an overview.
There are many groups out there and they play many different ways, but when I started this group about four years ago with a couple friends we decided it would be fun to have themes each month at our bunco night. Tonight's theme is Prom and so of course we are all breaking out our old bridesmaids dresses and prom dresses (if we still fit in them) and wearing them out! Our husbands and boyfriends think we're crazy, but it's super fun! Here are some examples from past bunco nights: